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Alien Beer Podcast – Stranger Danger

The Iron Writer Challenge, 2015 Summer Solstice Preliminary Round had some really weird elements. A time clock; ice cream; a parachute; told from POV of an alien on the planet Nibiru, as the Nibiru enters our solar system. Nibiru technology … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Ep. 6 – Moonlight Blossom

A rather personal bit of flash fiction. Looking back, it was foreshadowing about my own imminent transition that would blossom later that year. Written for the Iron Writer Challenge in January 2015, I took on the following elements: Botticelli, a … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – A Tale of Two Laundries

This sequel to “Moby Me” was written nearly four years afterwards, in 2017. What can I say, I have fun with the “mad scientist” trope. https://alienbeer.podbean.com/e/ep-4-a-tale-of-two-laundries/

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Maid of the Mist — Bradbury Challenge 13/52 Whiteboard Wednesday

Hello and welcome to Whiteboard Wednesday! I haven’t managed to live up to Ray Bradbury’s “story a week” challenge, but I’ve managed 13 stories anyway, which is 13 more than I might have had otherwise. So I’m keeping at it. … Continue reading

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Spreading Wings — Bradbury Challenge 12/52 Whiteboard Wednesday

Still behind on the challenge, but making progress with this 12th story, “Spreading Wings”. This one’s about being different, and how being involved with a “different” person can change you.

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Friends in Space — Bradbury Challenge 10/52 — Whiteboard Wednesday

“Friends in Space” is my 10th Bradbury Challenge story of my year of weekly short story writing. This one is my take on the Fermi Paradox, and the more I think about it, the more I’m convinced that this is … Continue reading

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Fake News – Bradbury Challenge 4/52 – Whiteboard Wednesday

My latest Bradbury Challenge story is ripped from today’s headlines. An expedition of Flat Earthers takes a cruise to see the “Antarctic ice wall barrier” to “prove” the world is flat. My story is from the point of view of … Continue reading

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Remember

Guess what? My story “Remember” won the Iron Writer C196 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge! That means I’m advancing to the Tournament when it rolls around! Elements: Remember by Harry Nilsson (whatever you take from it), A scorched map, A white lace handkerchief, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Laundries

Here’s another 500 word flash fiction story for you! It is currently competing in the 2017 Iron Writer Spring Equinox Tournament against 20 other stories. The top 5 of us will advance to the final round. Wish me luck! Elements: A … Continue reading

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The Man at the Top of the Stair (flash story)

I wrote this story for The Iron Writer Challenge #190 (Spring Equinox Challenge #11) using the elements below. I didn’t really know what to do with them at first, then it came to me all at once. This is a … Continue reading

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